Rather stupid question

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Rather stupid question

Ok. I have googled to no avail. I was wondering, what do I need to do to host my own web site from home? I already built the site and can server it to the computers on my lan through personal web sharing. What additional steps are required to share this on the web? I use verizon DSL if that matters. Thank you for your time.
Brendan

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Check your router's settings...

and make sure that it allows incoming HTTP connections.

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Could be the modem...

It could be the modems settings as well. My router plays much better with homebrew servers than my DSL modem does.

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It is a verizon DSL combinati

It is a verizon DSL combination router/modem.

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Ok. I got it to work. it turn

Ok. I got it to work. it turns out that verizon blocks port 80. Once I knew that I was able to work around it. Here is my next question. I have allowed FTp access. How can I make it so the files on the ftp are readable/writable from a remote compute? As they are they are read only.

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